"Otti tulta tuohisesta,   valkeeta vakkasesta,       lähe tulj tuikkaamaan,   valakee vajeltammaan,   kolomella kokonjsulalla"   Ahti Rytkönen, Savupirtin kansaa

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Little Tailor

21/02/2021

Joseph Raatikainen was born in Pielavesi on 19 December 1861 and died in Tuovilanlahti on 29 February 1928. He's buried in Pielavesi. Wife Anna os. K. Anna died in 1898. There were three boys. The eldest son, Reittu, was born in 1890 and died in 1977. The middle Richard, Riku was born on 8 February 1893 and the youngest...

Before Haatainen, Tuovinen, Korhonen and other ordinary families, Lippo Tuulenvääntäjä and his family arrived on the shores of Tuovilanlahti. At that time, the name of Tuovilanlahti was Kuikkalahti given by a hunter from Savilahti. The nearest priest cared for his congregation around present-day Mikkeli and tried his best to make his parishioners...

In 1958, Pohjois-Savo Tinaamo started operating in the former workshop premises. The owner of the company, Aarne O. Roivainen, bought the premises from Mikko Lankinen. The main work of the tin factory was the renovation and tinning of milk cans. Cans were imported from nearby dairies, but also from further afield, such as from the dairies of...